John Furman

As Spring Quarter begins, it’s a good time to remind students and staff about activities they may see around campus, and also remind them about cooperation we need as activities move outside onto our beautiful grounds. In the spirit of spring and things getting green, this month…

This month’s focus is on our upcoming winter season and what you can expect during snow and icy conditions. We explain what our process is and what we consider when making recommendations and decisions, but it’s important for everyone to remember that safety is a personal choice! We…

As summer winds to a close and campus construction starts to be displaced by students and faculty, it’s a good time to revive the Directors’ Desk Notes. We hope these notes provide information you find valuable, useful, and stimulate interest in what goes on behind the scenes as…

Western Washington University is beginning a utility efficiency and improvement project in 21 academic buildings, the Wade King Student Recreation Center and four residence halls that will cut down on rising energy costs and lead to significant utility savings over time.

The utility…

Western Washington University is looking to cut down on energy use on campus.

The university is set to begin a utility efficiency and improvement project.

A nearly $3.2 million project to make 26 buildings at Western Washington University more energy-efficient is expected to begin in March.
The university is using a state program called Energy Saving Performance Contracting to finance the work to reduce Western's annual use of…

John A. Furman, an engineer and veteran U.S. Coast Guard administrator, has been hired to serve as the director of Facilities Management at Western Washington University.

“We are excited that John has agreed to join Western as director of Facilities Management. He is a service-…

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